Friday, 8 November 2013

A "new" machine

On Gumtree a week ago there was an ad for a fiddle base VS2 for $150! How couldn't I buy it?
So, picked it up Saturday morning and by the afternoon it was at home:
Isn't she lovely? Came with the original coffin top too:
I love this machine. I wasn't able to use it until Wednesday but when I did, I tried out a 1940s buttonholer:
Now there's no reason the swiss zigzagger won't work on this machine. 1891, vibrating shuttle, will probably work with any attachment that works on a 66/99/201/221 or 222 so I'm keen to make something on it.

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